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Lou Barlow: Bracing For Change

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hear the lo-fi hero and veteran of Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh perform songs from his latest solo album. 

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Gracie and Rachel: Intimate Orchestral Pop

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hear a live performance from the intimate Brooklyn violin-piano duo, Gracie and Rachel.


Forró In The Dark: A Charismatic Update on a Brazilian Classic

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro Zinho' live in the studio.


Publicist UK: Urgent Underground Rock

Monday, August 24, 2015

Hear the all-star underground rock band perform songs off their debut album 'Forgive Yourself.'


The Damned: Still Around and as Furious as Ever

Thursday, August 13, 2015

 A new documentary revisits the first and forgotten punk band, The Damned. 

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Pure Bathing Culture: A First Look At Crisp Dream Pop

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Listen to Pure Bathing Culture perform songs from their new album 'Pray For Rain' live in the studio. 


Sharkmuffin: Jagged, Riotous Power Pop

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Listen to Brooklyn's sharp-edged Sharkmuffin live in the studio.


Documentary 'We Like It Like That' Remembers The Peak Of Boogaloo

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Boogaloo was the reigning Latin music of 1960's New York City and a new documentary remembers the legends of the genre. 


Emily King: Soulfully Honing Her Craft

Friday, July 31, 2015

Emily King performs songs from her new neo soul album 'The Switch' live in studio. 

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George Ezra: Soulful, Global Folk-Pop

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hear singer-songwriter George Ezra perform songs from his new album, Wanted on Voyage, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Ethan Lipton And His Orchestra: Comedy Fit For Lounging

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hear musical hilarity ensue in a live performance by Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra.


Evan Caminiti: Visceral, Pulsating Soundscapes

Friday, July 17, 2015

Hear Evan Caminiti's pulsating synths live in the Soundcheck studio. 


Sam Lee: A Trailblazer For The Traditional

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Stream a live performance and interview with the British singer-songwriter. 

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The Weather Station: Warm, Hushed Indie Folk

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tamara Lindeman's group plays character sketches and confessional songs from its latest record, 'Loyalty.'


Paul Weller: Four Decades And Three Perfect Songs

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In forty years, The Modfather has had two hit-making bands, a brilliant solo career, and—by his estimate—he's recorded three 'perfect songs.'


The Many Lives of Amy Winehouse

Monday, July 13, 2015

Soundcheck's John Schaefer interviews the director of a new documentary about the late British pop culture phenom.


Eszter Balint: Sophisticated Rock With European Roots

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Hear Eszter Balint's sophisticated rock live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Titus Andronicus: Explosive, Operatic Punk

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Get a loud preview of the expansive rock band's new album, live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Girlpool: Warm, Candid Musings On A Big World

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Hear the uncompromising punk of Girlpool live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Violent Femmes: Resurrection In The Desert

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Acoustic punk band plays live in the Soundcheck studio.